Govt: No reports of demonetisation impact on Kashmir uprising

Govt: No reports of demonetisation impact on Kashmir uprising

Srinagar: Contrary to the claims by top brass of ruling NDA regime in New Delhi, there are no reports with J&K government about the impact of demonetisation or use of fake currency on last year’s uprising in Kashmir valley, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday. “No such reports have been received so far,” said […]

Richest 1% own 58% of total wealth in India: Oxfam

Richest 1% own 58% of total wealth in India: Oxfam

Davos: In signs of rising income inequality, India’s richest 1 per cent now hold a huge 58 per cent of the country’s total wealth — higher than the global figure of about 50 per cent, a new study showed today. The study, released by rights group Oxfam ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual […]

Govt respects independence, autonomy of RBI: FinMin

Govt respects independence, autonomy of RBI: FinMin

NEW DELHI: Refuting allegations of interference by an RBI union, the finance ministry today said the government fully respects independence and autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India. “Consultations between the government and RBI are undertaken on various matters of public importance wherever such consultation is mandated by law or has evolved as a practice. […]

Foreign tourist arrival up 56.6% in Dec 2016

Foreign tourist arrival up 56.6% in Dec 2016

NEW DELHI: Over 1.62 lakh foreigners arrived in India last month on e-tourist visa, registering a growth of 56.6 per cent, with the UK continuing to occupy the top slot availing the facility. UK continues to occupy the top slot with 22.4 per cent, followed by the US (16.4 per cent) and Russia (7.7 per […]

Rahul targets Modi, says ‘achhe din’ will come when Cong in power

Rahul targets Modi, says ‘achhe din’ will come when Cong in power

NEW DELHI: Keeping up the heat on demonetisation issue, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that it is for the first time that India’s Prime Minister is being “ridiculed world over” for taking such an “ill-conceived” decision. Addressing Congress’ ‘Jan Vedna’ meeting against note ban, the party Vice President said “achhe din” (good days) will come […]

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi

New Delhi: Keeping up the heat on demonetisation issue, Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said that it is for the first time that India’s Prime Minister is being “ridiculed world over” for taking such an “ill-conceived” decision. Addressing Congress’ ‘Jan Vedna’ meeting against note ban, the party Vice President said “achhe din” (good days) will come when […]

Tax dept asks banks to report pre-demonetisation cash deposits

NEW DELHI: Seeking to analyse the banking transactions in months before the demonetisation, the income tax department has asked banks to report cash deposits in savings accounts between April 1 and November 9 last year. Besides, banks have also been directed to ask the account holders, who did not furnished PAN (Permanent Account Number) or […]

Modi has taken people’s money like a pickpocket: Yechury

Modi has taken people’s money like a pickpocket: Yechury

New Delhi: In a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury Sunday alleged that he had taken away the money of people like a “pickpocket” and contested the claim about economic growth not being affected much. Taking to Facebook, Yechury charged Modi with helping black money hoarders to […]

I-T asks banks to report pre-demonetisation cash deposits

I-T asks banks to report pre-demonetisation cash deposits

New Delhi, Jan 8 (PTI) Seeking to analyse the banking transactions in months before the demonetisation, the Income Tax Department has asked banks to report cash deposits in savings accounts between April 1 to November 9, 2016. Besides, banks have also been directed to ask the account holders, who did not furnished PAN (Permanent Account […]

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